To assist service users on Streetsoccer and Streetfit programmes with a clear pathway of development with Street Soccer Academy a structured programme has been implemented. With clear exit strategies and defined development opportunities combined with an ongoing appraisal system, all service users have a clear understanding of their status with us and increased motivation to progress through different levels on offer. The four levels of Street Soccer Academy are outlined below:

Level 1 – Education Programme

Weekly access to local Street Soccer Academy Regional Centre

Learning Programme Includes:

  • Coach Education participation (football and fitness based)
  • Personal and social development programme
  • Fitness programme
  • Access to wrap-around support package

Level 2 – Practical Experience Programme

Access to multiple Street Soccer Academy Regional Centres

Experience includes:

  • Practical duties during regional centre sessions
  • Shadowing warm ups, cool downs and session delivery
  • Health and Safety Awareness
  • Risk assessment management

Level 3 – Skills Development Programme

Skills Development includes:

  • Planning, delivering and evaluating coaching sessions
  • Peer mentoring of service users

Benefits:

  • Access to industry recognised qualifications
  • Enrolment onto industries programme
  • Official Street Soccer Academy Scout Status
  • External Placement opportunities

Level 4 – Ambassador Status (Exit)

Ambassadors have officially completed the programme.

Exit status involves:

  • Routes into further training or employment
  • Access to Street Soccer Academy Community Coaches Programme
  • Voluntary work opportunities
  • Invitations to Street Soccer Academy events
  • Ongoing community based floating support

Each level is certificated on successful completion.

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Street Soccer Academy is an AQA (Assessment & Qualifications Alliance) Accredited Centre. This means that participants completing our accredited programmes receive detailed certification of their achievements. Accredited programmes are delivered at various points throughout the year for specific groups. Get in touch for further details of accredited programmes and locations.

Recruitment for Street Soccer Academy is ongoing.

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